You are invited to join us for a new monthly lunchtime series about the Neponset Watershed, presented by NepRWA staff and some of our many partners.
Home Page B-level News
Low rainfall has put MA in a Level 2 – Significant Drought situation.
Lack of rainfall leads to reduced stormwater pollution and low water levels.
Recently, a group of 25 volunteers joined NepRWA staff to remove water chestnut from Silk Mill Pond in Canton.
A months-long temperature study provides key information for native brook trout.
Waders, nets, and teens make for a fun morning!
Data collection continues as water quality takes a typical June decline.
The Town of Norwood was hit with an intense downpour on June 28 from a concentrated thunderstorm.
We continue to collect valuable water quality data in compliance with COVID-19 restrictions by implementing enhanced safety procedures to keep our volunteers and staff safe.
June 2020 -- Milton Town Meeting members overwhelmingly approve an update to the town's Stormwater Management Bylaw.
Discover new online resources that support water conservation and pollution prevention education.
For just $5 you can get the Neponset River Paddler's Guide and explore Boston's "Hidden River"!
We've joined forces with Greater Boston Trout Unlimited on a major new effort to save the Neponset's native brook trout.
Seek and ye shall find!
EPA discusses plans to nominate lower Neponset River to "superfund" list to address contaminated sediments
Learn more about this "FOREVER" chemical.
View results from the volunteer CWMN Program to check on the health of your waterways
Join NepRWA and the Watershed Action Alliance at a legislative breakfast with our elected leaders
Recently completed rain gardens at the Luce Elementary School and Devoll Field will protect nearby Pequid and Beaver Meadow Brooks from harmful stormwater pollution.
Overall, it's a mixed outlook for the Neponset River, with outstanding dissolved oxygen, mediocre total phosphorus, and worsening E. coli levels.